مهدی شبانی

Meyhane, A Home For my Grandfather is officially selected in TÜPISCH TÜRKISCH 2016 Film Festival
20 February 2015

During the 10th TÜPISCH TÜRKISCH Film Festival  in Cologne, "Meyhane, A Home For My Grandfather "will show on 20 February 2016...

 

 

 

Screening of "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" in the Institut des cultures d'Islam, Paris

18 February 2016

The Institut des cultures d'Islam is a French contemporary cultural centre, this exhibition and programme is dedicated to hammams (as heritage sites and as symbolic places). During the exhibition,  "The bathhouse that wanted to keep on being a bathouse" will be show ...

 

Meyhane, A Home For my Grandfather is officially selected in 18th International 1001 Documentary Film Festival
5 October 2015

During the 18th International 1001 Documentary Film Festival Meyhane, A Home For My Grandfather will show in tree diffrent cinema theaters between 2-7 October 2015...

 

 

 

In Conversation with Dayla Roger from Yabangee.com about last tree documentaries

11 Dec 2014

Are all places in the world becoming the same? In fifty years, will people only go to shopping malls, not bazaars? Will there only be bars and no meyhanes? The film trilogy of Iranian director Mehdi Shabani explores the Near Eastern cultural traditions of hamams, backgammon and meyhanes, looking at their place ...  

 

The first screening of "Meyhane, A Home for My grandfather" in Türkan Saylan culture center...

19 Dec 2014

Maltepe municipality was the host of Mehdi`s last documentary "Meyhane, Dedemin Can Evi". Before the screening Ali Kiliç the mayor of Maltepe had a speech about the documentary and ...

An article about "Meyhane, A Home for My grandfather" in Öteki Sinema...

7 Mar 2015

Istanbul’da yaşayan İranlı yönetmen Mehdi Shabani’nin yönettiği Meyhane Dedemin Can Evi, kişisel yaşantılardan yola çıkan ve bir büyük geleneği,  ...

In Conversation with Maryam Ansari from BBC News about Meyhane`s Documentary

24 Mar 2015

A report from Maryam Ansari about my last documentary "Meyhane, A Home For My Grandfather" in BBC News.

 

Meyhane, A Home For my Grandfather is officially selected in Ankara International Film Festival 
1 April 2015

Ankara International Film Festival, has been organized since 1988, following years with the interest of cinema lovers, at the moment, it is the leading cultural and art organization in Turkey. With 2015, it has reached its 26th edition…

 

 

 

 

Meyhane, A Home For my Grandfather is officially selected in 8.Istanbul Documentarist  Film Festival 
10 June2015

During the 8th istanbul documentary days on 17 June Meyhane, A Home For My Grandfather will show in Salt Beyoglu cinema theater at 19 ...

 

 

 

An Article in Milliyet newspaper about Meyhane, A Home For My Grandfather 
16 June 2015

Iranlı yönetmen Shabani tarafından çekilen 'Meyhane-Dedemin Can Evi' adlı belgeselin çekimleriİstanbul'un farklı semtlerinde çekildi. İstanbul'un farklı semtlerinde bulunan ve çok sayıda yazar, şair, gazeteci ve siyaset insanının uğrak yeri olan İstanbul'un meşhur meyhanelerinde çekilen belgesel...

 

 

In converstion with Delal Külek in IMC TV channel about Meyhane, A Home for My Grandfather
16 June 2015

An interview from Delal Külek in IMC TV (7de Sanat program) with Mehdi Shabani about his last documentary, Meyhane...

 

Screening of "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" on BBC

20 August 2015

In This week BBC will show "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" for five times  in Aparat program for the second time. Apart is a special program in BBC persian to show documentary.

 

 

Meyhane, A Home For my Grandfather is officially selected in IX. Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival
28 September 2015

During the IX. Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival Meyhane, A Home For My Grandfather will show in five diffrent cinema theaters between 2-9 October 2015...

 

 

 

SHESH BESH in TRT Türk

​Açık Şehir Program, 20 Mary 2013

After the primier of "SHESH BESH: How I Leraned To Stop Worrring And Play Backgammon" TRT Türk had an interviwe with Mehdi Shabani ...

SHSH BESH in BirGün Newspaper 

Bir Gün Newspaper, March 2012

Shesh-Besh: How I learned to stop worrying and play backgamon news in BirGün newspaper.

 

The premiere of SHESH BESH in BAU University

​3 May 2013

After the primier of "SHESH BESH: How I Leraned To Stop Worrring And Play Backgammon" TRT Türk had an interviwe with Mehdi Shabani. They .......

Screening of "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" on BBC

19 October 2012

In This week BBC will show "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" for four times  in Aparat program. Apart is a special program in BBC persian to show documentary.

 

 

A documentary to srearch Meyhane 

​Gazateport, 12 December 2013

An article about my last documentary which is about Meyhane. A place which is a traditional restaurant or bar in historical Iran, Turkey and Balkans region. It serves alcoholic beverages (wine, rakia, vodka, beer) with meze and traditional foods...

Iranian Documentary about Meyhane
​BirGün, 01 December 2013

An article in Birgün newspaper about my carrier and new documentary.

In this interview I described my ideas about meyhane and the tradition of drinking in Iran and how I chose to make this new project.

Screening of "SESH BESH" on VOA, 

13 September 2014

In This week VOA (Voice Of America) will show "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" for five times  in Ekran program. Ekran is a special program about cinema in VOA TV channel.

 

 

Screening of "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" on Docunight

02 Dec 2014

In This week Docunight  will show "The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse" in times  in 

San Francisco, New York, Washington DC,  Los Angeles,  Vancouver and Toronto.